Period
to 9 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Microsoft App-V skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 6 months to 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
UK
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 807 817 745
Rank change year-on-year +10 -72 +180
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 176 319 482
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 0.89% 1.33% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 144 230 343
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £34,750 £34,650 £37,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £77,625 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% -6.00% +17.65%

Microsoft App-V is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 19,691 24,025 24,064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.10% 16.12% 13.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15,973 19,490 19,619
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Microsoft App-V as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft App-V in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft App-V.

Salary trend for Microsoft App-V in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft App-V over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft App-V in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the UK over the 6 months to 9 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 165 £55,000 +4.76% 20
UK excluding London +66 120 £50,000 +6.38% 15
London +28 50 £55,000 -15.38% 5
North of England +61 31 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Midlands +45 30 £38,000 -10.59% 4
Work from Home +19 29 £62,500 +4.17% 3
South East +65 28 £67,500 +58.82% 2
North West +73 27 £55,000 -8.33% 3
West Midlands +56 23 £47,500 +18.75% 4
South West +24 14 £42,500 -9.57%
Scotland +45 8 £50,000 -4.76%
East of England +36 8 £47,500 -5.00% 2
East Midlands +35 7 £35,500 -45.38%
Yorkshire +44 4 £82,500 +78.38% 3
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 132 (75.00%) SCCM
2 124 (70.45%) Microsoft
3 118 (67.05%) Citrix
4 110 (62.50%) Windows
5 109 (61.93%) Active Directory
6 76 (43.18%) Azure
7 66 (37.50%) XenApp
8 65 (36.93%) VMware
9 61 (34.66%) PowerShell
10 55 (31.25%) XenDesktop
10 55 (31.25%) Hyper-V
11 54 (30.68%) Application Packaging
12 53 (30.11%) VMware Infrastructure
13 51 (28.98%) Windows 10
14 50 (28.41%) SQL Server
15 44 (25.00%) Windows 7
15 44 (25.00%) Application Virtualisation
16 43 (24.43%) ITIL
17 42 (23.86%) SharePoint
18 38 (21.59%) Office 365
19 37 (21.02%) Ivanti
20 36 (20.45%) WSUS
20 36 (20.45%) Data Centre
21 34 (19.32%) SAN
22 33 (18.75%) Skype for Business
23 31 (17.61%) MSI
24 27 (15.34%) Virtual Desktop
24 27 (15.34%) Technical Leadership
25 26 (14.77%) NetScaler
25 26 (14.77%) Cisco

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (23.86%) SharePoint
2 33 (18.75%) Skype for Business
3 4 (2.27%) IIS
3 4 (2.27%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.70%) Confluence
4 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.84%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 76 (43.18%) Azure
2 38 (21.59%) Office 365
3 16 (9.09%) AWS
4 13 (7.39%) IaaS
5 10 (5.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 10 (5.68%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (5.68%) Amazon ECS
5 10 (5.68%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (5.68%) AWS Lambda
5 10 (5.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (5.68%) Serverless
5 10 (5.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (4.55%) Azure Stack
6 8 (4.55%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.14%) PaaS
7 2 (1.14%) SaaS
8 1 (0.57%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 34 (19.32%) SAN
2 26 (14.77%) NetScaler
3 18 (10.23%) DHCP
4 17 (9.66%) DNS
5 11 (6.25%) Skype
6 7 (3.98%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.27%) Internet
7 4 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (2.27%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.70%) Firewall
8 3 (1.70%) LAN
8 3 (1.70%) SSL
9 1 (0.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (28.41%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.11%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 9 (5.11%) Big Data
2 9 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.27%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 31 (17.61%) MSI
2 10 (5.68%) WinDbg
3 8 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.41%) InstallShield
4 6 (3.41%) JIRA
5 4 (2.27%) AdminStudio
5 4 (2.27%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.27%) TestRail
5 4 (2.27%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.57%) Ranorex
General
1 21 (11.93%) Public Sector
2 20 (11.36%) Finance
3 16 (9.09%) Local Government
4 13 (7.39%) Retail
5 10 (5.68%) Law
6 7 (3.98%) Marketing
7 6 (3.41%) Banking
8 4 (2.27%) Back Office
9 3 (1.70%) Electronics
9 3 (1.70%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.70%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (27.27%) Architect
2 32 (18.18%) Technical Architect
3 22 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (9.09%) Applications Packager
5 13 (7.39%) Analyst
5 13 (7.39%) Applications Engineer
5 13 (7.39%) Azure Architect
5 13 (7.39%) Citrix Engineer
6 12 (6.82%) Administrator
6 12 (6.82%) Consultant
7 10 (5.68%) Applications Consultant
7 10 (5.68%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (5.68%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (5.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 9 (5.11%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (5.11%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (5.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (5.11%) Support Manager
9 8 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
9 8 (4.55%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.25%) Software Packaging
2 10 (5.68%) JSON
2 10 (5.68%) Middleware
3 5 (2.84%) XML
4 4 (2.27%) .NET
4 4 (2.27%) COM
4 4 (2.27%) Web Services
5 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (20.45%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.25%) Private Cloud
3 10 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.68%) Enterprise Cloud
4 9 (5.11%) User Experience
5 7 (3.98%) iPad
5 7 (3.98%) iPhone
6 6 (3.41%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (3.41%) Fat Client
6 6 (3.41%) Thin Client
7 4 (2.27%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.70%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.14%) Clustering
9 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.14%) RSA SecurID
10 1 (0.57%) BYOD
10 1 (0.57%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.57%) Equities
10 1 (0.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 110 (62.50%) Windows
2 51 (28.98%) Windows 10
3 44 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 19 (10.80%) Windows Server
5 18 (10.23%) Linux
5 18 (10.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (4.55%) Mac OS
7 8 (4.55%) Unix
8 7 (3.98%) Android
8 7 (3.98%) Mac OS X
8 7 (3.98%) Windows Phone
9 6 (3.41%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (2.27%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.57%) AIX
11 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (30.68%) Application Packaging
2 44 (25.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 43 (24.43%) ITIL
4 27 (15.34%) Technical Leadership
5 24 (13.64%) Due Diligence
6 23 (13.07%) Service Management
7 22 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 20 (11.36%) IT Strategy
9 17 (9.66%) Migration
9 17 (9.66%) Service Delivery
10 14 (7.95%) Asset Management
10 14 (7.95%) Mentoring
10 14 (7.95%) Presales
11 13 (7.39%) Analytics
11 13 (7.39%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 13 (7.39%) Technical Architecture
12 12 (6.82%) Customer Engagement
12 12 (6.82%) Data Protection
12 12 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (6.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (34.66%) PowerShell
2 25 (14.20%) SQL
3 10 (5.68%) JavaScript
3 10 (5.68%) Python
4 6 (3.41%) PHP
5 4 (2.27%) C#
5 4 (2.27%) VB
6 3 (1.70%) VBScript
7 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (9.66%) Degree
2 15 (8.52%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.25%) CCA
4 10 (5.68%) DV Cleared
5 9 (5.11%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (5.11%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.98%) MCSE
6 7 (3.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (3.41%) MCP
8 4 (2.27%) CCNA
8 4 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.70%) MCSA
9 3 (1.70%) RHCE
9 3 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.14%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (2.27%) SLA
3 3 (1.70%) QA
System Software
1 109 (61.93%) Active Directory
2 66 (37.50%) XenApp
3 55 (31.25%) Hyper-V
3 55 (31.25%) XenDesktop
4 53 (30.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (15.34%) Virtual Desktop
6 15 (8.52%) Terminal Services
7 10 (5.68%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (5.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 7 (3.98%) Terminal Server
10 6 (3.41%) BitLocker
10 6 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (2.84%) vSphere
12 4 (2.27%) Xen
13 2 (1.14%) DFS Replication
13 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (1.14%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 132 (75.00%) SCCM
2 36 (20.45%) WSUS
3 25 (14.20%) SCOrch
4 23 (13.07%) SCOM
5 16 (9.09%) SCVMM
6 14 (7.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 12 (6.82%) ThinApp
8 10 (5.68%) Nagios
9 9 (5.11%) Terraform
10 6 (3.41%) SCDPM
10 6 (3.41%) SCSM
11 4 (2.27%) AirWatch
11 4 (2.27%) IBM BigFix
11 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (2.27%) vCenter Server
12 2 (1.14%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (1.14%) Kubernetes
12 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Clustering
12 2 (1.14%) vRealize
13 1 (0.57%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 124 (70.45%) Microsoft
2 118 (67.05%) Citrix
3 65 (36.93%) VMware
4 37 (21.02%) Ivanti
5 26 (14.77%) Cisco
6 17 (9.66%) EMC
6 17 (9.66%) Oracle
7 15 (8.52%) IBM
8 13 (7.39%) SAP
9 11 (6.25%) HP
10 10 (5.68%) Google
11 7 (3.98%) Apple
11 7 (3.98%) Capita
12 6 (3.41%) ServiceNow
12 6 (3.41%) Splunk
13 5 (2.84%) MobileIron
14 4 (2.27%) BMC
14 4 (2.27%) Cognos
14 4 (2.27%) DevExpress
14 4 (2.27%) Tanium